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St. Canice’s Cathedral Music & Legends – March 2019
8th - 30th March
St Canice’s Cathedral and Round Tower
The Round Tower is the oldest standing structure in Kilkenny City which can be climbed to experience fantastic views of the city. There are many events throughout March in St Canice’s Cathedral.
Kilkenny Tradfest 2019
15th - 18th March
Kilkenny will resonate this March with a spectacular line up of talent performing during Kilkenny's Tradfest 2019. From Altan to the Kilfenora Ceili Band to Iarla O'Lionaird, this festival is a feast for traditional music lovers throughout the weekend of our national holiday when we celebrate our native language, sport and particularly our music. A truly great celebration!
Poulaphouca: New Paintings & Works on Paper
16th March - 12th May
Poulaphouca: New Paintings & Works on Paper, 16 March – 12 May 2019.
The Butler Gallery is delighted to present the first solo exhibition in Ireland by the Wicklow-based American artist Sam Reveles. This exhibition will include new paintings and drawings that are imbued with great intricacy and detail.
Smithwick’s Kilkenny Roots Festival
3rd - 6th May
Smithwick’s Kilkenny Roots Festival celebrates its twenty second year with an exciting line-up including Grammy winner Patty Griffin, legendary Mexican-American rock musician, songwriter and singer Alejandro Escovedo, Canadian roots rockers The Sadies, retro country soul band The Delines and bluesy guitarist/vocalist Joey Landreth
The Cat Laughs Comedy Festival
30th May - 3rd June
Kilkenny Cat Laughs festival is Ireland’s annual craic pilgrimage and has been heralding the start of the summer season since 1995. This June Bank Holiday, the festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary! 30th May – 3rd June.